How to Deal Movie Poster
  • Released
  • July 18, 2003
  • PG-13, 1 hr 41 min
  • Comedy
  • Romance
  • 99 Fan Ratings

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What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that the movie has some strong language, and teen smoking and drinking. The grandmother's use of marijuana is portrayed as humorous. Halley's friend and her boyfriend have sex and she becomes pregnant. Halley begins to have sex with her boyfriend, but then stops because she says she does not want to care too much about him. Halley's sister comes home drunk from a bachelorette party with a male stripper's underwear around her neck.

  • Positive messages
  • Violence
  • Sexual
  • Language
  • Consumerism
  • Drinking & drugs
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